Bill seeks random drug tests for Indian Health Service employees (June 10, 2016)
Rep. Kristi Noem (R-South Dakota) is making good on her promise to seek reforms at the troubled agency.
The tribe plans to use about 300 acres for its powwow grounds, a cultural center, a museum and a recreational area.
Congress passes first comprehensive Indian trust bill in decades (June 10, 2016)
Tribes and tribal organizations support H.R.812, theIndian Trust Asset Reform Act, but the Obama administration does not.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs set for South Dakota hearing (June 10, 2016)
A town hall and hearing in Rapid City will focus on issues at the Indian Health Service.
The Bureau of Indian Affairs said the Connecticut group's petition remains incomplete.
Osage Nation finalizes purchase of big ranch property for $74M (June 10, 2016)
The acquisition of the 43,000-acre Bluestem Ranch makes the tribe one of the largest landowners in Osage County, Oklahoma.
Alaska's Native corporations, which are financially strong and stable, are investing and keeping Alaskans employed.
Anti-Indian Child Welfare Act attorney continues to question law (June 10, 2016)
Despite losing in the courts, an attorney based in Washington, D.C., remains intent on undermining the 1978 law.
Oglala Sioux Tribe prepares to open long-awaited nursing home (June 10, 2016)
The $16.5 million Oglala Sioux Lakota Nursing Home is located on tribal land near Whiteclay, Nebraska.
By 1854, they were persuaded to cede much of their land, with paltry sums in payment.
Eric Lee Flores, 22, was the youngest defendant charged in connection with the armed occupation at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.
Native Sun News: Reservation athletes largely missing at track and field championship (June 10, 2016)
There were plenty of gutsy, record setting performances at Howard Wood Field last Saturday, but what was missing was the majority of gifted athletes from reservation area schools.
Native Sun News: Lakota elders finish four-month sacred journey (June 10, 2016)
As the sun dance ceremony season is about to begin, a four-stop journey to the most sacred sites in and around the Black Hills has come to an end for two Lakota traditionalists.
At Lakota Country Times we have made a commitment to furthering the conversation surrounding the Lakota language.
Lakota Country Times: Rosebud Sioux Tribe elder games a big hit (June 10, 2016)
A chilly and very windy day did not stop several of Rosebud’s grandpas and grandmas from participating in the 30th Annual Sicangu Elder Games.
Terese Mailhot: Indigenous voices can impact America's election (June 10, 2016)
Lifting each other’s voices up, fighting against oppression, and bearing witness and reporting unlawful racist acts can impact our world as we know it.
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